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1985.41 (RS191188)

Description

Unused fragment of gilt stripe wallpaper. Pattern consists of rosebud and leaf edged with plum sprigs set in interlocking lacy ovals. Printed in gold leaf on grey ground. Straight repeat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Location of origin
France; Germany
Associated Building
Francis Daniels House (Grafton, Vt.), Parlor.
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Possibly France
Possibly Germany
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
47 1/8 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.41
Credit Line
Gift of Ms. Sarah Warren
GUSN
179018
Reference Notes
"Wallpaper in New England"; pp. 200-1, fig. 50.1. The small plum sprig appears in George Creamer's sample book, 1535. Creamer's paper included an acorn element that does not appear on the Daniels paper.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
rosebud
plum sprig
Form
Unused
Paper Finish
Embossed
Metal Leaf
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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